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Things My Coworker Says As Motivational Posters

They’re really gonna make you think You know how people will take a profound quote from Stephen Hawking and lay it over top of a photo of the night sky? Or a Chinese proverb like ‘the journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step’ in front of a picture of a winding forest path? This is... kind of like that. Except instead of pulling inspirational quotes from scholars or philosophers or Oprah, over the last few weeks I’ve been compiling a list of things my coworker and desk-mate, T...
Tags: Humor, Stephen Hawking, Oprah, Gracie Hughes, Tamara Yajia


Tomb of Dracula v2 #2 - Steve Ditko art

Tomb of Dracula v2 #2, 1979 - This black and white magazine series accompanied the popular bronze age comic of the same name. Steve Ditko is tasked with drawing the feature story, one of his lengthiest during the bronze age. In the opening scene, Dracula is surrounded by an unknown mystical force reminiscent of the artist's early Dr. Strange tales. From the onset, it seems evident that Ditko's [Author: Ted F]
Tags: Comics, Dracula, Steve Ditko, Ditko, Ted F


The Shift: How YouTube’s Year-in-Review ‘Rewind’ Video Set Off a Civil War

To many YouTubers, the video felt like evidence that YouTube the company was snubbing YouTube the community.
Tags: Celebrities, News, PAUL, Kjellberg, Advertising and Marketing, Downloads and Streaming, Video Recordings, Fringe Groups and Movements, YouTube.com, Felix (PewDiePie, Logan (1995-


Oh, Hello Oscars!

George St. Geegland and Gil Faizon (charmed I’m sure) slated to host the Academy Awards After Kevin Hart decided to bow out of hosting this year’s Academy Awards (which he didn’t have to do, he could have just apologized for the homophobic statements which caused the backlash but hey, what do I know), the position has yet to be filled and everyone’s got a suggestion as to who should replace him. Not just anyone could do it, though. Getting to host the Oscars is a job that only goes to the ...
Tags: New York, Abc, Broadway, Humor, Kevin Hart, Academy, Gracie Hughes, George, Gil, John Mulaney, George St Geegland, Gil Faizon, SUNY Yonkers, Geegland


What is That ‘Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse’ Credits Scene All About?

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse is a superhero movie, so it should come as no surprise that it has a post-credits scene that sets the stage for future installments of the animated Spider-Verse. However, if you’re only a casual Spider-Man fan, you might have been confused about how the scene unfolded and exactly what was going on. But don’t worry, we explain the Spider-Man Into the Spider-Verse credits scene in detail below. First of all, let’s set the stage as to how this post-credits comes...
Tags: Movies, New York City, Spider Man, Animation, Sequels, Sony, Oscar Isaac, Liev Schreiber, Miguel, Miles, Peter Parker, Gwen Stacy, Comic Book/Superhero, Nueva York, Oscar Isaac Star Wars, Miguel O Hara


Daily Podcast: Comic Recommendations, Future of the Spider-Verse, Jurassic World 3, Henry Cavill, Brian K. Vaughan

On the December 14, 2018 episode of /Film Daily, /Film senior writer Ben Pearson is joined by /Film weekend editor Brad Oman and writer Hoai-Tran Bui to talk about the latest film and TV news, including the future of Sony’s animated Spider-Verse , if Henry Cavill is finished as Superman, Jurassic World 3 , and Legendary making deals with comic creators for films and TV shows. They’ll also offer some comic/graphic novel recommendations in a mailbag segment. You can subscribe to /Fil...
Tags: Movies, Alan Moore, Sony, Nashville, Henry Cavill, Alex, Jason Momoa, Hawkeye, Peter, Ben, Ben Pearson, Hoai Tran Bui, David Aja, Film Daily Podcast, Brad Oman, Sam Hume


Superhero Bits: ‘Aquaman’ Breaks Pre-Sales Records, Secrets of ‘The Dark Knight’ Pencil Trick & More

What’s coming in the latest Spider-Man PS4 downloadable content? Did you hear Aquaman broke pre-sales records at Atom Tickets? How much did Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse make in Thursday night previews? How was the pencil trick in The Dark Knight pulled off? What mistake did Jason Momoa make on the set of Justice League? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Marvel Contest of Champions has announced their new Sentinel of the Spaceways arc in the mobile game. Comic Book R...
Tags: Movies, Spider-Man, Superman, Dc Comics, Justice-League, Batman, Deadpool, Daredevil, Arrow, Aquaman, Jason Momoa, Supergirl, Atom Tickets, Comic Book/Superhero, The-Flash, Superhero Bits


Riot Employee Scott Gelb On Unpaid Leave For “Workplace Misconduct”

The “politically-influenced” purge of Riot Games employees has begun, starting with chief operating officer Scott Gelb who has been put on two-month unpaid leave for “workplace misconduct”. An investigation was conducted to determine the truth behind his behavior, with this event taking place after Riot Games publicly apologized over the “workplace misconduct” that had been […]
Tags: Games, Politics, Usa, Anime, League Of Legends, Riot Games, Scott Gelb


Red Dead Redemption 2 Enables Micro-Transactions

Taking advantage of the game’s absurd popularity, Rockstar Games has opened the in-game store for Red Dead Redemption 2‘s online mode, allowing players to purchase gold bars with real world money and avoid the mindless grind they have assiduously plagued every aspect of the online mode with. Gold bars in Red Dead Online are collectible […]
Tags: Games, Xbox One, Anime, Ps4, Rockstar Games, Dlc, Online Gaming, Red Dead Redemption


Slave’s Sword Sexual Slavery RPG

Circle Poison and Kagura Games – who are giving away several copies to Sankaku complex readers – have just released their newly localized erotic turn-based RPG Slave’s Sword, and it paints an intriguing picture of a fallen noble Ether Knight crawling her way back from the bottom as a slave to unravel a dastardly conspiracy, […]
Tags: Games, Review, Steam, Slavery, Anime, Fetish, RPG, Image Gallery, Eroge, Sankaku, Kagura Games


The Director James Wan: If ‘Aquaman’ Doesn’t Work, Blame Me

He took on this film thinking the superhero had few fans. Then some other DC movies didn’t excite the public; now the new one faces unexpected pressure.
Tags: Movies, News, Dc Comics, Jason, James, James Wan, Momoa, Wan, Aquaman (Movie


HBO Made a ‘Brexit’ Movie With Benedict Cumberbatch, and the Trailer is Here

Brexit is a highly complicated and ongoing national issue for the citizens of the United Kingdom, so you know what that means: it’s time to dive in and make a movie about it! HBO Films has done just that, casting Benedict Cumberbatch (Doctor Strange) as the man who spearheaded the Vote Leave campaign and Rory Kinnear as the head of the Remain campaign. Watch the two of them butt heads in the trailer below. Brexit Movie Trailer Here’s the official description: The result of the Brexit r...
Tags: Hbo, UK, Movies, Benedict Cumberbatch, Drama, European Union, United States, Theresa May, United Kingdom, New York Times, Graham, Movie Trailers, True Story, Brexit, Political, James Graham


Armie Hammer’s ‘Justice League Mortal’ Batman Would’ve Been “Truly Psychotic”

You may not know this, but Armie Hammer came very close to playing Batman in George Miller‘s never-made Justice League Mortal. We’ll never know if Hammer would’ve made a good Batman or not, but now we know how he would’ve portrayed the character – as a psychotic. According to Hammer, he really wanted to lean into how freakin’ nuts it is to have a billionaire running around dressed as a giant bat. Back in the early 2000s, Mad Max Fury Road director George Miller came incredibly close to makin...
Tags: Christopher Nolan, Movies, Justice, Ben Affleck, Justice League, Bruce Wayne, Batman, Armie-Hammer, Michael Keaton, Hammer, George-Miller, George, Zack Snyder, Adam Brody, Joel Schumacher, Hugh Keays Byrne


Apple is producing new content about Snoopy and other Peanuts characters

Apple has signed a deal with DHX Media that will see the Canadian broadcaster producing new shows, specials and short films about Snoopy, Charlie Brown and the rest of the Peanuts gang. That includes exclusive short-form content for Apple starring astronaut Snoopy, aimed at getting kids excited about STEM. Peanuts was created by Charles Schulz, who wrote and illustrated the popular comic strip for five decades, starting in 1950. The characters moved to television in the 1960s with “A Charlie ...
Tags: Apple, Media, Entertainment, Tech, Peanuts, Netflix, Charlie Brown, Fantagraphics, Schulz, Charles Schulz, DHX Media




Final ‘Voltron: Legendary Defender’ Season 8 Trailer Teases the Epic Series Finale

Battle-scarred and weary, our favorite Paladins ready themselves for the one last great battle in the final Voltron Legendary Defender season 8 trailer. The trailer for the final season of the acclaimed Netflix and Dreamtworks TV animated series boasts footage that was initially shown at New York City Comic Con 2018, and it makes sense now why Netflix was holding back on it for so long: It’s stunning. This visually dazzling trailer is chock full of gorgeous animation and breathtaking space mech...
Tags: Television, Movies, New York City, Sci-fi, Netflix, Animation, Dos Santos, Keith, Hans Zimmer, Shiro, Action/Adventure, Voltron, Voltron Legendary Defender, Haggar, Joaquim Dos Santos, Lauren Montgomery


Spider-Man: Into the Spiderverse Is Filled With Spider-People. Here’s Who They Are

Miles Morales, who took up the mantle of Spider-Man in the comics seven years ago, gets his onscreen debut in Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse. The movie outlines his origin story, from when he’s bit by a radioactive spider to the moment he dons his own black-and-red version of the Spidey uniform. But Morales (Shameik Moore)…
Tags: Movies, News, Uncategorized, Miles Morales


Upcoming Releases from Sentai and AniPlex - Now Available for Pre-Order!

We've posted Sentai's March 2019 Anime releases and another April release from AniPlex to the store site for pre-order! Here's what's coming:  Sentai Mar 2019Armored Trooper VOTOMS TV Collection BLURAY- Mar 12Damepri Anime Caravan BLURAY- Mar 19Hakumei and Mikochi BLURAY- Mar 19Mitsuboshi Colors BLURAY- Mar 26Saiyuki Season 1 and 2 Complete Collection BLURAY- Mar 26AniPlexMarch Comes in Like a Lion Volume 4 BLURAY (Eps #34-44) - Apr 9 [Author: Robert]
Tags: Anime, Robert, Schedule Updates, Upcoming Anime, Sentai


‘Mortal Engines’ Star Stephen Lang on Playing a Mummified Assassin, ‘Don’t Breathe’, ‘Avatar’ Sequels, and ‘Tombstone’ [Interview]

Over the course of a 37 year career, actor Stephen Lang has played his fair share of cowboys, marines, thugs, lawyers, cops, and more. But in Mortal Engines, he’s breaking new ground. In the new film, which hits theaters this week, Lang plays a “resurrected man” named Shrike, a mummified zombie assassin who’s on a never-ending hunt for protagonist Hester Shaw. I sat down with Lang last week and he told me about the tactics he wanted to avoid while playing this role, the physicality of the c...
Tags: Movies, Interviews, Robin Williams, Sci-fi, Features, Arizona, Adaptation, Universal, Robin, Kurt Russell, Kurt, Aladdin, Glenwood Springs, LANG, Campbells, Kilmer


Legendary Wants to Make Movies and TV Shows With Your Favorite Image Comics Creators

For anyone who’s been paying attention to the world of comic books for the past couple of decades, people like Brian K. Vaughan, Kelly Sue DeConnick, and Matt Fraction are rockstars. Now all three of them have deals with Legendary to produce original content and adapt some of their beloved comic properties into movies and TV shows. Could this mean that a Saga TV series or a Sex Criminals movie could be in our future? Brian K. Vaughan According to The Hollywood Reporter, Vaughan has signed a...
Tags: Comedy, Hollywood, Movies, Drama, Comic Books, Abc, Sci-fi, Adaptation, Cbs, Marvel Studios, Kelly Sue Deconnick, Bitch Planet, Tessa Thompson, Mark Millar, Hawkeye, Vaughan




‘Dora the Explorer’ Movie Casts Benicio del Toro as the Villain, Swiper the Fox

Benicio del Toro will be swiping more than hearts with his new role in the Dora the Explorer movie. The Sicario: Day of the Soldado actor is joining the Dora the Explorer cast as the villain Swiper the Fox, a fox famous for, well, swiping things. Deadline reports that Del Toro will provide the voice for the villainous fox who always tries to undermine the titular young explorer. Because sure, this movie couldn’t get any weirder. The movie adaptation of the children’s show, set to star Del To...
Tags: Movies, Casting, Fox, Adaptation, Paramount Pictures, Paramount, Dora, Toro, Del Toro, Randy, Sammy, Alejandro, James Bobin, Isabela Moner, Action/Adventure, Family Films


Win A DVD & Soundtrack CD Of Sci-Fi Adventure KIN

We've got a DVD of Kin and a CD of Mogwai's soundtrack to give away. Read more >>> [Author: TheMovieWaffler.com]
Tags: Movies, Mogwai, TheMovieWaffler.com


Explaining That Spider-Man: Into the Spider-verse End-Credits Scene

In an era when end-credits scenes are often used to tease new characters and villains, Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse finds an innovative way to both introduce a new character and make fun of a popular Spider-Man meme. Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse already counts six Spider-beings among its cast members. Several will return to the big…
Tags: Movies, News, Uncategorized


The Post on the business of the Spider-Man animated movie

'Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse' could change the game for Hollywood's two biggest genres [in print as Animated 'Spider-Man' movie could be a game changer]. By Steven Zeitchik Washington Post December 14 2018, p. A19 online at https://www.washingtonpost.com/business/2018/12/13/spider-man-into-spider-verse-wants-change-game-hollywoods-two-biggest-genres/ [Author: Mike Rhode]
Tags: Comics, Hollywood, Washington Post, Steven Zeitchik, Mike Rhode


News Post: Switcharoo 2

Tycho: Hades is sick with the fever. They just dropped a patch for it too, stuffed with the collated Wisdom of Crowds regarding a number of issues, and there’s a little note ticking down at the bottom toward the next big update.  It’s funny; I know these guys fairly well, I was a fan of Greg Kasavin from way back - gaze ye upon this 2002 act of worship in the strip for more - but I usually try to grab a bite to eat with them if they’re working a PAX.  I’ve given them a ton of unsolicited advic...
Tags: Comics, Tycho, Greg Kasavin


Top 10 Winter 2019 Anime You’re Most Looking Forward To

Anime fans have shared their opinions regarding the upcoming winter 2019 shows they have the highest expectations for, with original franchises managing to get some attention over continuations and new seasons for once. The ranking: 1. Yakusoku no Neverland 2. Gotoubun no Hanayome 3. Kaguya-sama wa Kokurasetai: Tensai-tachi no Renai Zunousen 4. Kemurikusa 5. Revisions […]
Tags: Winter, Rankings, Anime, Kemono Friends, Kakegurui, Yakusoku no Neverland, Kemurikusa, Gotoubun no Hanayome, Kokurasetai, Tensai, Renai Zunousen


Logan Lerman in Talks to Star in Jordan Peele’s ‘The Hunt’ Series at Amazon

Jordan Peele is steadily becoming one of the busiest men in Hollywood, spearheading not only the highly anticipated Twilight Zone reboot at CBS All Access, but a new Nazi-hunting series under Amazon that could star Percy Jackson star Logan Lerman. Titled The Hunt, the ’70s-set series has been giving a 10-episode order by Amazon and is currently eyeing Lerman as the lead. Collider reports that Logan Lerman is in talks to star in The Hunt, a series created by David Weil and executive produced ...
Tags: Amazon, Hollywood, Television, Movies, Drama, America, Cbs, Nazi, Sonar, John Cho, Yuma, LERMAN, Rosenfeld, Logan Lerman, Peele, Collider


Trailer released for “Downton Abby” movie

The “Downton Abby” movie will be released in the fall of 2019, and the first trailer has been released, though it’s mostly limited to scenes of the iconic building.
Tags: Downton Abbey, Movies, Religion, Downton Abby



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